Council on Aging

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Phase 2 Vaccination Rollout

The State of Massachusetts has moved in to Phase 2 of the vaccination rollout and is now allowing those 55 and older or with 1 certain co-morbidity to register for vaccination appointments. Currently, all residents are being directed to the mass vaccination sites. You can click below to be brought to their online appointment scheduler. Appointment availabiilty changes frequently as appointments fill or more doses become available.The Amesbury Council on Aging is working with other local municipalities to try and bring more local and regional clinics. We will update as new information becomes available.

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Center Cinema At Home!

Friday, April 16th at Noon

Directed by David Fincher
Written by Jack Fincher
Starring  Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried & Lily Collins

Academy Award Nominee for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Sound, Best Achievement in Production Design, Best Original Score, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Costume Design & Best Achievement in Cinematography

Rated R
1930's Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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Meeting ID: 206 631 6605
Passcode: 01913

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Mission Statement: To advocate for older adults, to identify their needs, to meet their health, economic, social and cultural needs, to encourage maximum independence and to improve their quality of life

COA Function & Responsibilities:

The Council on Aging functions as a Board of Directors.  The Council is comprised of eleven citizens from Amesbury who have demonstrated a concern for and a commitment to Amesbury seniors.  The Council is appointed by the Municipal Council. The board meets regularly on second Thursday of every month. You can access their webpage by clicking HERE. Their responsibilities include:

  • Identifying the needs & interests of seniors and encouraging programs to address those needs and interests.
  • Educating the community about the needs of seniors.
  • Advocating for the elderly at the community, state and national levels.
  • Developing a network for information sharing.
  • Establishing policy direction to be implemented by staff of the Council on Aging.  

Council On Aging Board Webpage

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Doreen Arnfield, M.A,, LSW Council on Aging Director (978) 388-8138 x546
Courtney Hutchinson, MA, MSW, LICSW EMHOT Program Manager x 543
Donna Scott Administrative Assistant x 539
Andrew Suggs, BA Program Coordinator & Community Relations x 545
Delaney Payne Outreach Worker
Briana Fortado Outreach Worker